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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: Parallel processing option for subant?
Date Wed, 12 Oct 2005 10:18:58 GMT
Jeffrey E Care wrote:
> This may sound naive, but honestly I would not expect many. 
> Ant already has the <parallel> task, which of course is running things in 
> other threads; additionally in the WAS build tools we already have what is 
> essentially the equivalent to a parallel subant, and it's working fine.
> Would you expect a lot of threading-related errors from the Ant core 
> classes? If so what areas in particular are you worried about?

I just worry that nothing has been written for thread safety, and 
generally that is bad news. I am not even sure that property read/write 
is atomic right now.

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